# BuenConocer summit came to an end. But the road to building a social knowledge economy is just beginning. “Now it’s your turn. The community must finish editing these texts, fight them, encourage them and try to extend them, “said Daniel Vazquez, director of BuenConocer / FLOK Society project in his speech at the closing plenary.
Michel Bauwens, research director of Buen Conocer / FLOK Society, presented some important points for a transition to a society based on the common, where considered necessary to establish an integrated transformation plan, which corresponds to make a change in the current policy proposals that work from this project.
“The social knowledge economy allows the empowerment of the citizen and to create wealth.”
Rafael, president of ASLE (Association of Free Software Ecuador) considers social knowledge economy is characterized by generating processes of empowerment and participation of citizens. As the knowledge a public good, it should not be considered a commodity.